The Texas Women Anglers Tournament is a women's only fishing tournament in Port Aransas, Texas benefiting the Women's Shelter of South Texas.
The anglers of the TWAT tournament are always sure to entertain with their festive pirate garb & decorated boats. Get inspiration for the 2015 pirate/throw back theme and admire the ladies creative work from previous years.
Money raised provides free, comprehensive support services for men, women, and children in the Women’s Shelter of South Texas’ twelve-county service area, which includes Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces, Refugio, and San Patricio counties.
55 boats // 11 Sailfish // 5 White Marlins // 9 Blue Marlins
Overall Winner: Island Time with 436.5 points
Dorado: First Place – Jillian Kana on the Island Time – 31.5 pounds // Second Place – Michelle Deagan on the Honesty – 30.5 pounds
Tuna: First Place – Amy Urban on the Mine Time – 17.05 pounds // Second Place – Nikki Timberman on the Honesty – 14.10
Wahoo: First Place – Nichole Stroman on the Sigsbee Deep – 50.75 pounds // Second Place – Lisa Moore on the Boomin’ It Up – 48.10 pounds
Sailfish: First Place – Peggy Hughes on the Wildcatter – 2 releases // Second Place – Betty Maxwell on the Havin’ Fun – 1 release
White Marlin: First Place – Amy Baker on the Load n Go – 1 release 8:32 // Second Place – Molly Powell on the Bottom Dollar – 1 release 8:45
Blue Marlin: First Place – Barbara Briggs on the Mechanical Man – 1 release 8:25 // Second Place – Tammy Vaness on the Pinche Quick Pay – 1 release 8:28
Best Dressed Captain: Leandro Quiroz on the Pinche Quick Pay
Best Decorated Boat: First Place – Fin Stalker (Port Aransas, TX) // Second Place – Locomia (Port Aransas, TX) // Third Place – Wildcatter (Port Aransas, TX)